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Oscar Shaw

b. 11 November 1887, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, d. 6 March 1967, Small Neck, NY, USA. Among his early looks on Broadway had been in the musicals Extremely Great Eddie (by Man Bolton and Jerome Kern, with Ernest Truex and Alice Dovey also in the solid) and Keep It To Jane …

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Luckey Roberts

Charles Luckeyth “Luckey” Roberts was a transcendentally gifted pianist from the “San Juan Hill” ragtime college along with a author of both popular and classical materials. Blessed in Philadelphia along with a lifelong Quaker and teetotaler, Roberts begun to play the lease celebrations in Harlem around 1908 and was usually …

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